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March E-News: Message from the CEO

March is National Social Work Month. It is a time set aside to recognize and celebrate child welfare professionals who have dedicated their lives and careers to serving others. Child welfare is a rewarding and challenging field, one that often tests those serving at the deepest core. At times it may feel like a thankless […]

February E-News: Message from the CEO

Research shows where families have access, voice, and ownership, outcomes greatly improve. In honor of National Parent Leadership month, I would like to recognize the important role our family partners and advocates play in our local System of Care (SOC) and the importance of forging strong and positive partnerships with families who enter the child […]

Now Accepting Nominations for the 21st Annual Child Abuse Prevention Task Force Recognition Banquet

Nominations are now open for the 21st Annual Child Abuse Prevention Task Force Recognition Banquet.  Nominations will be accepted February 9 – February 28, 2017.  Nominate an individual, group, agency, or team that has positively impacted the “at risk” children and families in Brevard County online here  The banquet will be held Friday, April 28, 2017 […]

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January E-News: Message from the CEO

As our local child welfare System of Care is reliant on strong partnerships and a united voice to advocate on behalf of the vulnerable and disenfranchised members of our community, the work, mission and life of Dr. MLK demonstrates how one person can change the world. Many people are inspired by Dr. King’s quotes and […]

December E-News: Message from the CEO

Dear Friends, As we approach the 2016 year end, I would like to thank you, our partners, for your investment in the local child welfare System of Care and the key role you have played to serve, support and strengthen the children and families entrusted to our care. For 11 years, BFP along with its […]

November E-News: Message from the CEO

Dear Friends, On Friday November 18th, I had the privilege to attend Brevard County’s 10th Mass Adoption Celebration. With standing room only, thirteen children and their long awaited families were united at this momentous occasion. Words cannot express the joy of observing the children and families as they formalized their union after months, and in […]

October E-News: Message from the CEO

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month, a time for us to speak openly and courageously about the prevalence and effects of domestic violence, in an effort to increase awareness to make our homes, community, and country, a safer place to reside. Some think Domestic Violence only happens to someone else, but in reality it […]

Halloween Safety Tips

For young children, Halloween night is one of the best of the year. According to the latest U.S. Census data, there are about 41 million potential trick-or-treaters between the ages of 5 and 14. That’s a lot of kids out on the streets partaking in the holiday festivities; and where children go, safety concerns follow.  […]

Quarterly Training Calendar

Brevard Family Partnership continually offers progressive, educational programs to ensure that our staff members, providers, and partners receive training on relevant topics that will advance their foundations of knowledge. Some of the upcoming training opportunities offered by BFP include:Non-Abusive Psychological and Physical Intervention (NAPPI) Non-Abusive Psychological Physical Intervention (NAPPI) Training is being rolled out as a […]

September E-News: Message from the CEO

Children have an innate need and desire to be loved, nurtured and protected. When there is a lack of parental protective capacity and present vulnerabilities that result in a child failing to experience the love, nurturing and connection they need to thrive, they may experience a deep void that can adversely impact healthy child development. […]